Established in 1945, Politechnika Slaska w Gliwicach (Silesian University of Technology) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Gliwice (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Silesian Voivodeship. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce (English: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland), Politechnika Slaska w Gliwicach is a coeducational higher education institution. Politechnika Slaska w Gliwicach offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 71 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Politechnika Slaska w Gliwicach also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.